Half-masted US flags at the White House and Congress

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AThe flags are also at half-mast in the US Congress, announced the president of the Chambertimes two Representatives, Nancy Pelosi.

Near the Congress, a few hundred people gathered and lit candles near the United States Supreme Court building to pay homage to this icon North American left, as you can see in the image above.

The announcement of Ruth’s death Bader Ginsburg, known for its initials “RBG“opened an intense political battle less than two months from the presidential election, with Democrats fearing that US President Donald Trump will seek to replace the judge with another judge before the elections of November.

On Friday, the Supreme Court announced that Ruth Bader Ginsburg had died, at the age of 87, in his home, from complications of pancreatic cancer.

The United States Supreme Court is made up of nine judges, with lifelong positions and who have the power to change the laws of the country. In practice, they play a crucial role on issues such as abortion, immigrant rights, privacy, the death penalty and the possession of weapons.

Magistrates are appointed by the US President and must be confirmed by the Senate.

currently, Republicans hold the majority in the Senate and the leader, Mitch McConnell, has already issued a statement, in which he pledged to put the candidate that Trump chooses to the Supreme Court to vote.

Following the death of Ginsburg, the highest instancencia United States court has eight judges: three progressive and five conservative.

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